Neon Neon – Mercury Music Prize Finals

Neon Neon Mercury Music Prize live show

Neon Neon were nominated for the Nationwide Mercury Music Prize 2008 alongside 11 other strong contenders including Radiohead & Burial. The whole event was a lot of fun – Bip & Gruff turned up, rocking 8-bit-themed lego medallions on dookie chains, driving a DeLorean car up the red carpet…

(September 9, 2008 – Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images Europe)

Highlights included Har Mar Superstar rapping the single Trick For Treat live on national TV while standing on his head and a sumptuously boozy banquet. The prize ended up going to bookies favorites Elbow (whatevz)